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Honest question: Other than the insane and amazing way this game looks, if I hate/am horrible at "bullet hell" type shooters, is there anything more to this game that would justify a full price purchase for me?

No. I bought it on sale a while ago and didn't love it. It looks amazing, but it really is just a difficult shooter. If you don't like that kind of game, it will probably just be frustrating having to play the same level over and over.

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I think it's stupid people get to play this a full week early, and I'm even one of them, with an Origin Premier membership on PC. Whatever is going on with xbox is even stupidier, 10 hours to play a game a week before launch? What if you actually like it? lol. Seems like something that will turn people away more than bring them in.

Also, this game is TOUGH to get a running at a steady 4k60fps on my RTX 2080ti. Have done a ton of tweaking. I'm guessing it's just 30fps on consoles.

It targets 30fps on consoles, but it's not particularly stable. I played a bit earlier tonight on the One X and it's better than the demo a few weeks ago, but it still drops frames pretty often, and runs at less than 30 in town pretty much all the time. There's a scene early on where you have to shut down a glowing portal thing and it drops into what looks like the low 20s there.

Early reports out of the PC version don't sound great either. I have a R7 1700 and a GTX1070 and it sounds like I'll be lucky to hit 1080p/60. I'm still debating paying $20 to get a month of Origin Access to try it out.

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I thought this looked cool in a dumb kind of way, but then I saw they wanted $60 for it. From looking at it, I was thinking more like $20. It's fine to made a budget game, but price it accordingly.

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When I saw this listed on the Xbox store I turned to my wife and said "I feel bad for the poor bastards who had to spend some portion of their lives working on this." I'm sure no one got into game development to make bad licensed kart racers.

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I apparently bought this game in December 2015 and it's been sitting in my 'Early Access' category on Steam ever since. I assume it was part of some bundle, as I usually don't buy games directly unless I'm going to play them soon. It's good to see a long-time early access game actually come out and not have to be moved to my 'Dead Early Access' category.

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@hassun said:
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I know this post is four months old, but that GIF made me laugh out loud, almost uncontrollably. Good work sir.

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As a Canadian, tariff charges are fucking insane now, it sucks.

Thanks for the heads up. I've almost ordered shirts a few times, but the price of shipping always makes me back out. It feels bad to pay almost as much for shipping as the item costs. Knowing that I'd probably have to pay even more to customs makes me happier about my decision. I love Giant Bomb, but my premium membership will have to do for support.

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I don't know if i read this somewhere, or decided to craft this narrative myself, but isn't the idea that they're just throwing out little games to show that they're able to deliver in a short time frame on a limited budget to build up their portfolio and get some investors behind them to eventually build the full burnout game that they want to make?

The Digital Foundry video on this game is super interesting. It outlines how Three Fields Entertainment are using each of their titles to slowly build the tech, finances and expertise in order to construct a fully-fledged Burnout successor.

It's part of the reason why the studio is so prolific, and why their games have a bare bones quality to them.

Here's a link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0pbI_UKOaU

That's great for them, but they should be really careful about burning their audience too many times. Danger Zone was almost embarrassingly bad and while Danger Zone 2 looks better, it still looks like it has barely any content. I'd like to see another Burnout, but I'm not going to fund their studio by buying bad to mediocre games to make it happen.

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I'm torn between Xbox One X for 4K or Switch for portability. The Switch also has the negative of having a terrible d-pad which would be important for this game. Oh, and it's more expensive on the Switch, because of course it is. But, man it would be nice to play Lumines on a portable system again.

Nothing about the Switch's d-pad is bad for how this game plays. I feel like most people don;t understand why certain d-pads are bad for certain games. And it's not more expensive on Switch.

If I remember correctly, pressing down is important in this game, and the pro controller has problems with accidental down inputs when pressing left and right. The joy cons might be fine, but that's not how I like to play when the Switch is docked.

Like most games, Nintendo's eshop prices in Canada are higher for the same game than they are on the Xbox store. It's 18.89 on Switch and 14.99 on Xbox. It's not a huge difference, but there's no reason for it, so I hate paying it.

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I'm torn between Xbox One X for 4K or Switch for portability. The Switch also has the negative of having a terrible d-pad which would be important for this game. Oh, and it's more expensive on the Switch, because of course it is. But, man it would be nice to play Lumines on a portable system again.

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